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Dr. Robert Berg

Dentistry
Garden City, NY
50 years experience male

Locations

Office

Garden City, NY

Address

270 Nassau Blvd., Garden City, NY
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: Closed
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Smile Solutions

Garden City, NY

About

Bio

General Practice Residency - Veterans Administration Hospital, East Orange, NJ Fellow, Academy of General Dentistry

Specialties
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Dentistry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Berg
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Varies: The severity and duration of canker sores varies greatly from person to person: it could be a few days or a few weeks. Try to do things to build up ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
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Filiform papilla: There are thread like filiform papilla on the surface of your tongue which can stain from smoking, coffee, etc. In the extreme it can be called black... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
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Not usually: Canker sore are not usually caused by eating too many sweets, but an unhealthy diet may contribute. Eat sweets in moderation with an otherwise health... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
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Sensitive teeth: Some people have sensitive teeth and it is normal for them. If the sensitivity has developed recently you may have cavities or periodontal disease an... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
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Baby tooth: Sometimes a permanent tooth that would replace a baby tooth doesn't develop so the baby tooth stays. Also, sometimes the permanent tooth is locked in... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
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Oral antiviral: Topical application of an antiviral is of questionable value, however you can get a prescription from your physician or dentist for valcyclovir 1g 1 t... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
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Third hand smoke: Any amount of smoke can possibly cause health problems if exposed over the long term.
A male asked:
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Canker sores: The virus causing canker sores in your mouth (herpes labialis) can cause blisters on other parts of your body, however you should be more concerned ab... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
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Sinus congestion: Sounds like sinus congestion or a sinus infection. If you have a green colored discharge from your nose see your doctor.
A 30-year-old member asked:
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Fast canker sore cur: Unfortunately once the outbreak occurs it has to run its course. Avoid anything that will irritate them. You might try a product called zilactin. F... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
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Incision on hand: You don't say if the incision was sutured or left open. If you have an incision which is not healing it could be infected and you should see your doc... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
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Adjust front teeth: Today large front teeth are popular, however there are options you can discuss with your dentist. Cosmetic contouring can recontour the teeth, orthod... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
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Geographic tongue: Red patches can develop when the normal filiform papilla covering the tongue change. They can come back and everything will look normal, or the patch... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
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Healthy Choice: I have found that healthy choice makes a large selection of fairly tasty healthy meals. Pop them in the microwave and they're ready in several minute... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
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Cut lip: Since the skin is so thin and the lips are constantly moving a split lip oesn't heal easily. Keep it well moisturized.
A 23-year-old male asked:
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Taste buds: There are taste buds on the side of the tongue. The opposite sides are more sensitive to various taste sensations.
A 31-year-old member asked:
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Muscular hands: There are various exercising devices for strengthening the hands. The simplest would be squeezing a soft ball like a tennis ball.
A 34-year-old member asked:
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Cold sores are forev: Once the virus is in your body it is there forever. To minimize the outbreaks do things to energize your immune system: eat healthy, exercize, and d... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
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Teething: Teething can occur at any age, and some babies are born with teeth.
A 36-year-old female asked:
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Soft foods: Follow the guidlines of your pediatrician for introducing new foods. Many soft foods are available, and solid foods can be placed in a food processor... Read More
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Flavored water: Try drinking a flavored water or selzer that has no sugar. There are many different types available and you should be able to find some you like.
A 44-year-old member asked:
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Sensitive lips: Your lips may have become sensitive from irritation or cold weather. Keep them moisturized.
A 26-year-old female asked:
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Geographic tongue: Since we don't know the exact cause of geographic tongue, it may be with you for quite some time. The patches will change in shape, size, and locatio... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
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Sinus infection: Could very well be a sinus infection. If you have a clear or yellow discharge it is probably viral and treat it like a bad cold. If the discharge be... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
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Skull growth: It is important that the bones of an infant's skull do not fuse too rapidly to allow growth of the brain.
A 39-year-old female asked:
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Cold sores: Cold sores frequently brek out when your immune system i compromised. Since you state that you have chronic fatigue and depression this could be allo... Read More
A 17-year-old member asked:
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Allergic reaction: It's possible he has developed an allergic reaction to the medication. He should stop taking that antibiotic and contact the prescribing doctor immed... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
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Std: If the red patches also have little bubbles with liquid or they itch you could have a herpes infection. You should avoid sexual contact until you see... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
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Bruxism: Pain in teeth associated with head pain is frequently associated with grinding or bruxism. This can occur when yoou are under stress and head and nec... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
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Root canal failure: Go to your dentist or endodontist to have the tooth evaluated. Root canals can occasionally fail. Depending on the situation the root canal may have... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
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Perhaps: It's hard to say how much fruit is too much, however if you are a borderline diabetic, too much fruit could be a problem.
A 42-year-old member asked:
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Older drivers: I believe older drivers should be retested to keep their licenses.
A 44-year-old member asked:
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Dry lip: Try applying an over the counter cortisone ointment to keep the area moisturized. Follow the directions on the tube.
A 22-year-old male asked:
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Burning tongue: A burning tongue could be a reaction to the antibiotics you took. Tell you doctor before you take that antibiotic again or you could have a more seve... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
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Dental calcium: Once the teeth have formed they are not affected by osteoporosis. It is also an old wives tale that a developing baby takes calcium out of the mother... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
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Redo crown: Normally a crown can be done while taking prednisone, however if you are wheezing that could interfere with the procedure.
A 38-year-old member asked:
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Fistula: Since it hurts when she chews, she could have an infected tooth which has developed a fistula which means the infection is draining out through her he... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
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Std: A pimple on your labia majora could be caused from a variety of reasons so there is not one treatment that would be appropriate. You should see your ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
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Colds cause headache: Colds frequently cause headaches due to a viral infection in your sinuses.
A member asked:
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Sinus infection: The headaches could be caused by a sinus infection, and the green could be a discharge from your sinus which is discoloring your tongue.
A 44-year-old member asked:
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Dry lips: Be sure to keep them moisturized with lipstick or some lip moisturizer.
A 44-year-old female asked:
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Viral infection: Symptoms seem typical of a cold which is a viral infection. If she has a fever check with your doctor for a possible strep throat which would requir... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
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Elastic bands: Elastic bands are used to exert force to help move teeth. It sounds like your orthodontist is trying to pull down your upper canine. You should ask... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
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Tooth pain: The upper back teeth border on the maxillary sinus. If you have a sinus infection or a bad cold it can cause pain in those teeth like a toothache.
A 22-year-old male asked:
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Normal erection: It's normal for your penis to get swollen during masturbation in anticipation of ejaculating, once you ejaculate the swelling will start to go away. ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Berg
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Pregnancy gingivitis: There is a condition called pregnancy gingivitis. Hormones produced during pregnancy can cause the gums to swell and bleed. Strict oral hygiene is v... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Berg
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Perhaps: Different people have varying sensitivities to foods. It's possible that tomatoes may contribute due to their acidity level.
A 28-year-old female asked:
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Healthy snacks: Try eating fruit or other low fat, low caloric snacks: air popped popcorn without oil is usually pretty satisfying.
A 49-year-old member asked:
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Glycolic acid: Glycolic acid peels can help at any age, but they should be started at a lower percent like 10 % before using a stronger percent is used on sensitive... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Berg is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Berg is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank u sir.i feel some irritation in my penis and gets swollen only after ejaculation. And the swelling lasts for a couple of hours
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I follow thru with maintenance visits, always. My perio problems,ugh.
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Yes, protect #3 by a 3D scan to diagnose for implant option, etc.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

NYU Dental School
Graduated 1972MD

Residency

Type in hospital

Awards

Top Dentist, Second Place, East Long Island, NY - Winter
2013
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